After narrowing its international list of CEO applicants to three, the trustees of Jackson Health System, Miami, have decided to offer the top job at one of the nations largest public hospital systems to an insider, Eneida Roldan. The appointment is pending negotiations. The Public Health Trust voted April 17 to offer the job to Roldan, 51, a physician who is the interim president and chief operating officer of the four-campus system. Though Roldan began her executive career with Jackson in 2008, she first worked for the public system in 1981 as a resident in anatomic and clinical pathology, and later as a fellow in pediatric pathology in 1985 at Jackson Memorial Hospital. Two top executives from Midwestern hospitals were among the three finalists for the Jackson CEO job, which became vacant after Marvin OQuinn left last October to become an executive vice president and COO with Catholic Healthcare West. Kennedy Health System, Voorhees, N.J., named Paul Walker senior vice president and chief operating officer, effective immediately. Walker, 56, succeeds Martin Bieber, 58, who was promoted in June 2008 to executive vice president for a one-year transition period before becoming president and CEO. Bieber will succeed Richard Murray, 61, who is expected to retire June 1 after 17 years as CEO of Kennedy Health, which includes the three-campus Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center Cherry Hill, N.J. Joanne Zeroske was named president of Euclid (Ohio) Hospital, a member of the Cleveland Clinic Health System. Zeroske, a registered nurse, has worked for Cleveland Clinic for 27 years, most recently as executive director of human resources operations. At Euclid, she replaces Robert Stall, 54, who was chosen to become president of Medina (Ohio) General Hospital under an interim management agreement as part of a deal to join Cleveland Clinic later this year. Both executives started their new positions last week.
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